Skrök-málOld Norse Dictionary - skrök-mál
Meaning of Old Norse word "skrök-mál" (or skrǫk-mál) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skrök-mál (skrǫk-mál)
- n. a story, falsehood, Sturl. iii. (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skrök-mál may be more accurately written as skrǫk-mál.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚱᚢᚴ-ᛘᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)